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Publisher's Summary

Two women, centuries apart. One endless nightmare tearing Wales apart - and only they can stop it.
Sunday Times best-selling author Barbara Erskine returns to Hay in the year that marks the 30th anniversary of her sensational debut best seller, Lady of Hay.
Hay-on-Wye, 1400. War is brewing in the Welsh borders. Catrin is on the brink of womanhood and falling in love for the first time. Her father is a soothsayer playing a dangerous game, playing on the mixed loyalties and furious rivalries between Welsh princes and English lords.
For 200 years the Welsh people have lain under the English yoke, dreaming of independence. And finally it looks as though the charismatic Owain Glyndwr may be the man legend talks of.
In the walls of Sleeper's Castle, Catrin finds herself caught in the middle of a doomed war as she is called upon to foretell Wales' destiny. And what she sees is blood and war coming closer....
Hay, 2015. Miranda has moved to Sleeper's Castle to escape and grieve. Slowly she feels herself coming to life in the solitude of the mountains. But every time she closes her eyes, her dreams become more vivid. And she makes a connection with a young girl who's screaming, who's reaching out...whom only Miranda can help. Is she losing herself to time?
©2016 Barbara Erskine (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers
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Critic Reviews

Praise for Barbara Erskine:
"Her forte is mood, atmosphere and the toe-curling frisson." (Elizabeth Buchan, Sunday Times)
"Barbara Erskine's storytelling talent is undeniable." ( The Times)
"Marvellous escapist stuff." ( Woman and Home)
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4 out of 5 stars
By portsbabe on 09-19-17

Talks to fast

Would you listen to Sleeper's Castle again? Why?

This my be a good story. But the narrator is terrible. She talked normal in her narration, but real fast in her character speech. After about an hour, I couldn't take it anymore. A narrator can make or break a book. I really think this my have been a good story.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Hollister C. Price on 03-22-17

Great Book!!

What did you love best about Sleeper's Castle?

I always love Barbara Erskine's books! I discovered Lady of Hay back in the 80's and have been an avid fan ever since. Her books are always so well researched and written and I look forward to each one!

Who was your favorite character and why?

My favorite character was Catrin because of her goodness and her courage.

Which character – as performed by Charlotte Strevens – was your favorite?

Catrin.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The end when they laid Catrin's father to rest. He was a mean old goat!

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5 out of 5 stars
By TR on 09-23-16

Storytelling at its very best.

Barbara Erskine is a wonderful story teller with the ability to paint her protagonists so very well that you are walking the path of each character with exhilaration and not a little trepidation! This was vividly narrated by an excellent choice of actress.

Sleeper's Castle where the past and present collide with sometimes terrifying consequences. Where dreams become real and where the past can be touched at Andy's peril!

Andy, (helped by Pepper, the cat, with a rather scrumptious yet moody, reserved gardener, a Shaman and a kind yet practical friend) solves the hauntings of Sleeper's Castle.

Yet again Barbara Erskine has written a hauntingly beautiful story.

Roll on her next novel.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Debra B. on 03-07-18

loved book

comforting book
historically correct
brilliant story line
very well orated
have read and loved books

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5 out of 5 stars
By Susan Thomas on 04-04-17

Wonderful!

Another exceptional story from Barbara Erskine. I could listen to her stories all day long!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Sharon on 11-05-16

Another well written book

Sleeper's Castle, like all of Barbara Erskine books, is an enjoyable romp between modern & historical times. There is mystery, intrigue and romance, and is probably more appealing to ladies!

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